Photos From Our Legislative Agenda Discussion

This past Saturday, we held our Legislative Agenda Discussion in St. Paul. Over 70 community members took part in the process and there was great representation from our Duluth, Mankato, Rochester, St. Cloud and Metro area committees. Here are some of the photos! Read more
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Our 2014 Annual Report

We've just released our 2014 Annual Report. This year, we also produced a short video to summarize the past year in a fresh and more engaging platform. Over the past year, our constituents have come together in a Cultural and Economic Summit, developed 12 innovative bills, and joined over a thousand... Read more
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MN ALANA Exit Poll

Take a look at some of the preliminary results of ALANA communities around the state. We will make sure to provide more results once the poll is complete. Click Here To Take The Poll  Read more
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Photos from Last Week's Meeting

We would like to thank everyone who came out last week for our community meeting. It's great to have so many passionate community members willing to work together towards a better quality of life for all citizens of Duluth. Enjoy the photos and make sure to Read more
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Rallies for Foster Care and Adoption kickoff set for Nov. 9

Human Services, Council on Black Minnesotans collaborate to host events The first two Rallies for Foster Care and Adoption on Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. and at 1 p.m. at Shilo Temple International Ministries in Minneapolis will launch a series of rallies through June 2015 to increase the number of... Read more
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The Community Speaks! Report

The Council has been working directly with Minnesotans of African Heritage from across the state to understand issue concerns and priorities. Here's the report on what the Council has learned and how our community can prepare for the 2015 Legislative Session.  Read the report and join the Council's statewide coalition... Read more
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State will carefully monitor recent travelers from Ebola-affected regions

News Release | October 27, 2014 Minnesota Department of Health will monitor, for 21 days, individuals traveling from West Africa to Minnesota After consulting with a team of experts in public health, medicine, ethics and law, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton and Minnesota Health Commissioner Dr. Ed Ehlinger today announced the framework... Read more
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Careers with the State of Minnesota Department of Corrections

It's vital that the workforce in all levels of government is representative of the diversity of our great state. Take a look at these open positions and apply or share with others who may be interested. Here are some great opportunities from the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Read more
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NEWS: St. Cloud's Ebola response: Get facts, send food

St. Cloud Times | Mark Sommerhauser Alfreda Daniels was in Liberia when the Ebola virus outbreak that is ravaging the region was in its infancy. Daniels, a St. Cloud State University student and Liberian native, said many people there didn't take... Read more
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NEWS: Rochester Fire Department seeks diversity

PostBulletin.com | Rachel Leingang The Rochester Fire Department knows it has a diversity problem. Of its 104 employees, 96 are white males. "We've advertised (open positions), and we've been pretty much a failure," said Fire Chief Greg Martin of the department's attempt to attract more minority and female candidates. The department... Read more
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